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Body Image + Body Love

In this episode of Wholehearted: Love Sex + Intimacy – The Podcast, we continue our self love and body love series. Joining me today is Elysia Anketell who has dedicated her life to authentic expression, creativity, connection and owning and loving herself in all of her shades, shadows and colours. Raw vulnerability and openness encapsulate [...]

2019-05-28T05:58:30+00:00 0 Comments

All About Pleasure with Sarah Marie Liddle

Sarah Marie Liddle has been a Pleasure Coach for over a decade and in this episode I’m speaking with her not only about sexual pleasure but being open to all of life's pleasures. Pleasure can seem quite selfish – but if we re-frame our beliefs and let go of our association with “guilty pleasure” we [...]

2018-11-20T07:32:15+00:00 0 Comments

Why it’s okay to love Vanilla sex

In today’s episode I’m speaking with fellow sexologist, Lauren White. And we’re talking about something near and dear to both our hearts - women giving themselves permission to be sexual as they are - rather than trying to be something that they're not.Lauren recently published her first book, Permission, that speaks to this topic.She’s here [...]

2018-11-15T10:18:39+00:00 0 Comments

7 fun ways to increase your chance of reaching orgasm tonight

Hey loves - and welcome the penultimate podcast of Orgasm week! Today I’m answering a final question from someone in my community. She says: I have had orgasms before. Most of the time by myself and sometimes with my partner, but the thing is, I don’t always with him. It’s really frustrating. I don’t [...]

2018-10-19T21:27:48+00:00 0 Comments

The 7 different kinds of orgasms women can have

Today, as part of O Week, we’re talking about one of my favourite topics ... the 7 different kinds of orgasms women can have!! I like to think of all these different kinds of orgasms as just different ‘flavours of pleasure’. Sometimes, I want different orgasms at different times. Any orgasm is a great [...]

2018-10-18T22:08:01+00:00 0 Comments

Can every woman reach orgasm? What should I do if I can’t?

Hey loves - welcome back to Orgasm Week! I’m answering more questions from my community - and today it's: Can every woman reach orgasm? What should I do if I can’t? Sex absolutely doesn’t need to end in orgasm for it to be enjoyable, fulfilling and satisfying but if you want to reach orgasm [...]

2018-10-18T00:31:02+00:00 0 Comments

Why can’t I orgasm with a partner – but I can by myself?

I'm loving Orgasm Week! As I've shared before, my new online course for women - Epic Orgasms is being released next week, so to celebrate, I’m sharing a whole week of podcasts on the female orgasm. Today, I’m answering another question sent in to me by a woman in my Facebook group. She wrote: [...]

2018-10-18T00:39:59+00:00 0 Comments

Will I always know if I’ve had an orgasm? How can I tell?

Welcome to what I’m calling Orgasm Week! My new online course for women - Epic Orgasms is being released next week, so to celebrate, I’m going to be sharing a whole week of shows on the female orgasm. Today I’m answering a listener’s question: Will I always know if I’ve had an orgasm? How [...]

2018-10-18T00:38:25+00:00 0 Comments

What is the Orgasm Gap? What causes it and how do I fix it?

Have you heard of the Orgasm Gap? The orgasm gap is a scientifically documented gap in the rates that men and heterosexual women achieve orgasm during sexual encounters together. Men are twice as likely to have an orgasm in heterosexual sexual encounters than women. I don’t think sex needs to end in orgasm for it to [...]

2018-10-18T00:24:59+00:00 0 Comments

Gas Lighting – What is Gas Lighting + how do I know if it’s happening to me?

Today I’m talking about Gas Lighting. It’s something I’ve been seeing too much of in my world at the moment. I’m seeing it in my personal life - amongst my friends, in my clients - and on a much larger scale in world politics at the moment too. And - I just can’t stay [...]

2018-10-09T21:11:05+00:00 0 Comments

How to talk to your man about emotions, your relationship + sex

Do you feel like men and women just communicate differently? Have you ever wanted to understand how the other sex thinks? I know you’re going to love this episode, where I take a deep dive with "the relationship guy”, Gideon Hanekom. When I announced to my Facebook community that I was going to be [...]

2018-10-08T10:49:08+00:00 0 Comments

The Gift of Being Different with Aesha Kennedy

I spoke with the beautiful Aesha Kennedy on her Brilliant Misfits Podcast about how I have never felt as if I fitted in (even as a child) BUT how I’ve turned that into a gift.You know I really believe that the world needs (and deserves) us to really “bring” and “share” our unique gifts and [...]

2018-09-29T00:18:41+00:00 0 Comments

Secrets of a Sexually Liberated Woman

Do you ever wish you could ‘let go’ during sex and really enjoy yourself? Feel relaxed around sex? Do you want it to be fun, adventurous or more playful? Want more pleasure?In today’s episode I want to share what it is that’s helped me on my journey to becoming a sexually empowered and liberated woman. I [...]

2018-09-24T21:51:12+00:00 0 Comments

Becoming sensually embodied + erotically empowered with Mitle Southey

One of the most important relationships we have (besides the one we have with ourselves) is with our partner. But life gets busy, we work so hard, we get stuck in a routine and, so often, we let our relationships fall into neglect.How do we get back in touch with ourselves - our wants, desires [...]

2018-09-20T00:59:44+00:00 0 Comments